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Dell PowerEdge server acoustic noise

I'm currently searching for a server to put in my office. The mains specifications for this server is to make the less acoustic noise as possible and be rackable. I already tried an HP DL360 G3 and ...
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No system notifications sounds on RemoteDesktop/RemoteApp

Ok, I want to enable sound on Remote Desktop Session Host, and I actually did. 'Audio and video playback' is un-disabled in connection settings, Win Audio and Win Audio Endpoint Builder services are ...
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New server causing weird noise in headphones and speakers; Is this electromagnetic interference? What's causing it?

I work for a small radio station that recently acquired a refurbished Dell PowerEdge 1950 server. After placing it in the server room along with several other servers and sound processing hardware ...
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how to see what user preferences set via xset are currently set to?

When using an X display server, one can set various things via "xset". How, in general, can one view what these preferences are currently set to? If a general answer is not possible, then is there a ...
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Trixbox: external SIP with no sound

I have a trixbox server and every works find except the external SIPs. Inside net all sound goes fine, but if I use a SIP phone outside the net, I can connect, I can receive calls but I there is no ...
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Enabling sound on Terminal Server 2008 R2 without enabling Desktop Experience Mode?

I want to enable sound redirection on Server 2008 R2 without enabling Desktop Experience. I've found the following Technet article, but suspect that Desktop Experience may be required only for the ...
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White noise as a system monitoring aid? Real or myth?

Ok, I don't know if this is/was a sys admin urban myth, but when I was a student I heard of technique to help sys admins monitor a server without actively and constantly checking on it. What they ...
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How to disable Windows speakers

I am looking for a way with which I can completely disable Windows-audio-output on our students computers. It would be ideal if I could disable it only for students and enable it for teachers (they ...
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Can't do XEN pci passthrough of onboard Intel HDA Sound Card (but works in KVM) [closed]

I'm trying to pass an onboard SBx00 Azalia (Itel HDA) through to a XEN windows guest, but it doesn't seem to be working. The device appears in the device manager as High Definition Audio Controller, ...
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Linux audio capture at a rate of 20ms is choppy

I am currently working on an embed linux video server. When I deployed the application to the boards we are planning on using for production I noticed that the audio was noisy. I discovered that the ...
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How can I stop pulseaudio from filling /var/log/messages with ratelimit.c suppressed lines under Ubuntu 9.10

I'm running a vanilla, fairly new (a month) installation of Unbuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala on a desktop computer. My sound appears to be working fine, I can listen to music as well as flash audio under ...
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How to stream sound from an esx virtual machine?

I try to play sound from my monitoring application, which is an xp virtual machine on VMware ESX 3, on a physical machine with a real sound card, but I can not add from the ESX console sound card. ...
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Why does my server play an E minor arpeggio through the PC speaker every five minutes?

I'm running Windows Server 2003. When I log on to the server using Remote Desktop (from Windows XP) it plays an E minor triad - long E, G B G E - through the PC speaker. We've tried setting Remote ...
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PCIe sound card drivers certified for MS Windows Server 2008?

I am looking for options on sound cards with drivers certified for use on Windows Server 2008 x64 (required for a Nuance/Dragon product)... Google searches reveal lots of rumors that SoundBlaster and ...
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How do I locate a high-pitched screetching sound in my server room?

What are the steps to troubleshoot my server room? There is a high-pitched screeching sound that is starting to drive me crazy. I am not sure if it may be a fan, but as there is no tech support ...
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Virtual Sound Card for Windows Server?

i have some software running on a server which requires a sound card to be installed. i'm trying to find a virtual, or emulated, sound card driver for Windows 2000 Server. It doesn't have to play ...
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Vostro 3700 laptop WS 2008 R2 Hyper-V kills sound [closed]

We have an odd problem that I am stumped on. We just purchased two Dell Vostro 3700 laptops, they came with Windows 7 Pro installed. We have installed Windows Server 2008 R2 on each of the laptops ...
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How can I forward sound as well as X windows with ssh -X?

I use ssh lots, often doing long-running builds on other machines. I'd like to know when a compile or other long-running process fails on a remote machine, and my preference for feedback would be ...
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Sound on Windows 2000 Server

We have still some Windows 2000 Server / Advanced Server machines running. Is it possible to install audio service or something? It does not seem to have sound capabilities (like the Windows 2000 ...
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Make Vista Volume Control to remember application-level volume level

Windows Vista has an application-level volume levels for sound devices. There is a Speaker (master volume), an "application" Windows Sounds and further applications. What makes the system to forget ...
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make noise on redhat when command is finished

i am developing some software with a significant build time, so i want to execute the build command and play a noise once it is finished. two questions: how do i make some noise from the command ...
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Hot Swappable Power Supply Making Weird Sound

No idea why the server is making this sound and as you can tell, it's very annoying. Taking out the bad section of the hot swappable power supply does not stop the sound. Anyone have an idea why it's ...
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Strange bipping sound in Server room! [closed]

I have since yesterday a weird "bip" every minute in the server room. It comes from the unit, where 2 servers, one switch and a router are installed. Can anyone help me with this? I'm working in an ...
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How do I disable the OSX startup sound? [closed]

Is it possible to disable the start up sound on my MacBook Pro running OSX 10.5.6? I find it can be disturbing to others at certain times.